People stand near water containers in Wajir in this recently taken handout photo released on July 21, 2011.
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The leaders of Kenya and Ethiopia promised on Monday to create jobs, reduce poverty and foster trade in their restive borderlands, where conflict has intensified in recent years.The $200 million project aims to create a trade and investment hub along the remote 860 km (530 mile) border where human, arms and drug trafficking are rife, the head of the United Nations in Kenya, Nardos Bekele-Thomas, said.Around two-thirds of the population of Kenya's Marsabit County -- more than 70,000 people -- fled, mostly to Ethiopia's Borana Zone where many have relatives, the U.N. said.Ethiopian soldiers also make sporadic incursions into Kenya in pursuit of Oromo Liberation Front rebels.
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